Dominican Free Zones Minimum Wage 2022

The National Salary Committee of the Labor Ministry of the Dominican Republic, approved an increase of 21% to the Minimum Wage applicable to Dominican Free Zones employees on December 2nd, 2021, for the amount of Thirteen Thousand Nine Hundred Fifteen Dominican Pesos (DR$13,915.00, approx. 243 USD) effective from the first of January of 2022. The […]

DR employees registration

The Dominican Ministry of Labor reminded employers on January 1st, 2021, that they must submit to the Labor Department a certified list of staff employed on a fixed-term basis for an indefinite period, within fifteen days following the starting of their activities. According to article 15 of regulation number 258-93 annually, every employer is obliged […]

Employment Law in Dominican Republic

Employment in Dominican Republic is regulated by the provisions of Law 16-92 of May 29th of 1992, which approves the DR Labor Code, to establish the rights and obligations of employers and workers and promote the means to reconcile their interests. Among the topics covered in the labor code are minimum wages, maximum hours of […]

DR Hotels & Casinos Minimum Wage

Employers of Dominican hotels, casinos, restaurants, bars, cafes, cafeterias, night clubs, fast food and other food and beverage business, should know that Dominican Labor Ministry Resolution 17-2015 of National Minimum Wage for such sectorized employees was approved on August 25, 2015. The most relevant provisions of Resolution 17-2015 include: Fixing the minimum wage of Dominican […]

DR Free Zones Minimum Wage

Industrial Free Trade Zone employees minimum wage was approved by Dominican Labor Ministry Resolution No.8-2013 of October 2013. The background of Resolution No.8-2013 comes from the agreement reached by the Employee Sector Representative (FENATRAZONA, FEDOTRAZONAS y UNATRAZONAS) and the Employer Sector (ADOZONA), through which they approved an increase to the minimum monthly wage for the […]